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George Bush Is Using GM to Screw the Environment One Last Time

Big Oil, still in the White House.
 
 
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I was watching Dana "Pig Missile" Perino on CSPAN this morning, explaining how George Bush is in favor of helping GM.  But he wants to take the $25 billion in loans to automakers from the 2007 Energy Bill and repurpose them, he doesn't want to use funds from the $700 billion Wall Street bailout (which Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi have indicated they would like to do).

Congress approved the funds for a Department of Energy program that would help the automakers to develop fuel-efficient vehicles.  

Got that?   George Bush wants to kill the program that would build more fuel-efficient vehicles.

Nobody at the press conference called Perino on it.

Big Oil, still in the White House.

Jane Hamsher is the founder of FireDogLake. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect.

 
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